October 2012: Finalist in Absolut Talent Night at The Connection (Louisville, KY)
September 2012: Selected as RAW Natural Born Artist (Indianapolis, IN)
November 2011: Won Vicci Laine's Next Top Entertainer Contest (Bloomington, IN)
In 2011, Shorty showcased at the "Invasion of the GoGirls" during SXSW in Austin, TX. She also showcased at the Indiegrrl Music Conference in August 2011 and 2010.
In 2010 Shorty B released her first major recording project simply entitled, "Shorty B". The CD was produced by Dave Cocalis of Bloomington Recording Company.
"Music is like therapy, a release, touching my soul." Shorty B, southern Indiana writer/performer/rap artist, finds inspiration, ideas and rhythm from the laundry room to the 11 o'clock news. With influences from Elton John to Eminem to John Mellencamp, Shorty weaves sweet melodies and percussive vocals into living stories that entertain and stir the emotions. Shorty credits her "need to express" for finding her voice in rap and has been selected to showcase at the 2011 "Invasion of the GoGirls" during SXSW in Austin, TX. Shorty also showcased at the Indiegrrl Conference in 2010. Currently, Shorty is concentrating on her songwriting and recording career while actively pursuing a record or publishing deal. She produces and writes both lyrics and music for all of her songs.